Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:01:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 No-Slip Bicycle Accessory Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Slip-Bicycle-Accessory-Hack/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:34 PDT
U-Lock Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/U-Lock-Holster/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:25:20 PDT
Backpack for cycling http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-for-cycling/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 05:32:34 PDT
Bicycle Sidecar for your Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Sidecar/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:27:29 PDT
Bluetooth Speaker Scooter Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Speaker-Scooter-Holster/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:35:39 PDT
Super Simple Handlebar Tassels from a Bike Inner Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Handlebar-Tassels-from-a-Bike-Inner-T/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 12:31:57 PDT
1999 Marzocchi Bomber Mountain Bike Fork Rebuild http://www.instructables.com/id/1999-Marzocchi-Bomber-Mountain-Bike-Fork-Rebuild/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 22:40:08 PDT
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-LED-Lights/
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid So, I've already lit my bikes and built my bicycle trailer, now it's time to light up the trailer. This is a relatively simple task that doesn't require too much time or effort. In fact, it went pretty quick. With the search tools I've provided below and a bit of patience, you should be able to purc...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:35:06 PDT
Unicycle Crossing Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Unicycle-Crossing-Sign/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:50:42 PDT
Easy Bicycle Panniers in a Developing Country http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Panniers-in-a-developing-country/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:04:00 PDT
Bug Out Bike - Apocalypse Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Out-Bike-Apocalypse-Bicycle/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:46:41 PDT
How to service a bike hub http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-service-a-bike-hub/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:39:21 PDT
Bamboo Carbon Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Carbon-Bike/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 07:01:07 PDT
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliantly-Simple-Bicycle-Chain-Brush/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:03:09 PDT
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pallet-Bike-and-Scooter-Rack/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 21:00:21 PDT
Bandage a Broken Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandage-a-Broken-Bike-Frame/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:29:31 PDT
Bicycle wall mount rack (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-wall-mount-rack-3D-printing/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:54:18 PDT
Building a Carbon Fibre Bamboo Bicycle From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Carbon-Fibre-Bamboo-Bicycle-From-Scratc/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:30:23 PDT
Quick release bicycle rear rack bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-bicycle-rear-rack-bag/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:10:16 PDT
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with wasted materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-DIY-leather-bicycle-grips-wit/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:47:44 PDT
SILENCE those rattling V-Brakes! (ninja style) http://www.instructables.com/id/SILENCE-those-rattling-V-Brakes-ninja-style/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:33:27 PDT
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Yakima-CaddyYak-Hack/
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid I know what you are thinking - "Geez, another bicycle trailer?" There are a bunch of great bike trailers on Instructables, I know because I studied (here's the COLLECTION I created). I studied because I've been wanting to build one for years. As luck would have it, I just traded a bulky office part...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT
Restoring vintage tandem bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-vintage-tandem-bicycle/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:03:26 PDT
Adaptive Tricycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Tricycle/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 15:45:09 PDT
Multi Bike Parking http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Bike-Parking/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 00:45:30 PDT
Bed Liner Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Liner-Bike-Frame/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 21:02:37 PDT
Relive your childhood with your first bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Live-your-childhood-with-your-first-bicycle/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:57:37 PDT
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-trailer-for-heavy-cargo/
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FOY3/HYBDILD0/FWCFOY3HYBDILD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FOY3/HYBDILD0/FWCFOY3HYBDILD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FOY3/HYBDILD0/FWCFOY3HYBDILD0.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi If you need to transport heavy cargo with your bike you can build a tough trailer like the one I helped to build in Piubici for the Bricheco girl. Unlike the first trailer I built, this one is bigger and heavier, but let you carry whatever you wish.You only need a pair of small bicycle wheels and so...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:53:27 PDT
Cheap bike rack for a pickup truck bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-bike-rack-for-a-pickup-truck-bed/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:19:28 PDT
6-Pack Bike Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Pack-Bike-Holder/
6-Pack Bike Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON How many times have you run out of drinks at the BBQ and found yourself dangerously fumbling with a 6-pack while biking back from the corner store? You need a 6-Pack Bike Holder! With 5 bucks and 10 minutes, you can make a durable lightweight strap that will carry the 6-pack for you on your bike's t...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:06:52 PDT
Triangle Wheel Reflectors - Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Triangle-Wheel-Reflectors/
Triangle Wheel Reflectors - Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/NHGT/HY0IRFIT/FY4NHGTHY0IRFIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/NHGT/HY0IRFIT/FY4NHGTHY0IRFIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/NHGT/HY0IRFIT/FY4NHGTHY0IRFIT.SMALL.jpg simonhaydn I must stop watching TRON: Legacy, as I keep seeing things I'd like to make and this time it's something to make you stand out on the road* and doesn't require batteries. Triangle reflectors catch the eye, because they are different to what you're expecting to see from a circular wheel, but they a...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:00:44 PDT
Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
Blue LED Bike Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'll show you how to build a funny and cool LED project.I'll basically secure 6 blue LEDs to the spokes of the wheel. The result will be fabulous! And it's also a useful project because these LEDs, while cycling, will make a perfect bright circle that will help car drivers t...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:31 PDT
Playmobile bicycle valve caps http://www.instructables.com/id/Playmobile-bicycle-valve-caps/
Playmobile bicycle valve caps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SMALL.jpg uersel As you might know from my latest instructables, I bought a beat down bicycle (made by NSU in the early fifties) with the idea to create a bike worthy and capable of towing my red kids-trailer.The bike is done by now, and this instructabe is about the custom valve caps, I made for it. materials and...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:15:57 PDT
Bike Repair Wood Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bike-Repair-Stand/
Bike Repair Wood Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/PPJ4/HXW5OC2V/FI1PPJ4HXW5OC2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/PPJ4/HXW5OC2V/FI1PPJ4HXW5OC2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/PPJ4/HXW5OC2V/FI1PPJ4HXW5OC2V.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez Made from scraps : my bike stand. For ideas only Basic Design No plans: let's go with some feelings, and keep in mind that simpler is better.The base beam needs to be heavier enought. My stand is approx 20kg/44lb. Add some strenght Do not forget to add some pieces to the main frame. Finishin...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:55:19 PDT
Custom Padded Bicycle Seat Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Padded-Bicycle-Seat-Cover/
Custom Padded Bicycle Seat Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/NXXE/HXUOYEY5/FEBNXXEHXUOYEY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/NXXE/HXUOYEY5/FEBNXXEHXUOYEY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/NXXE/HXUOYEY5/FEBNXXEHXUOYEY5.SMALL.jpg danibees One might assume I have enough "built-in" padding to prevent a sore butt when biking. Nope. Also, I could stand to have a layer between me and the seat and my sweat. Why not make a bicycle seat cover?Skill Level: EASY What you will need Roll of wrapping or butcher paperMeasuring tapeRuler or y...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:20:38 PDT
Revolution - Bike Stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-Bike-Stamp/
Revolution - Bike Stamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/NRYW/HXRU39NB/F8YNRYWHXRU39NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/NRYW/HXRU39NB/F8YNRYWHXRU39NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/NRYW/HXRU39NB/F8YNRYWHXRU39NB.SMALL.jpg PierreP "Revolution" turns your bike wheel into a rolling stamp. The stamps are 3D printed letters to clip on your wheel with a cable tie. Push the inking roll against the wheel to ink the letters and leave your message on the pavement. You can easily customize and 3D print all the parts you need in the clo...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:37:54 PDT
DIY Leather Wrapped Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Leather-Wrapped-Bar/
DIY Leather Wrapped Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/GTVN/HXHRFYTY/FRBGTVNHXHRFYTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/GTVN/HXHRFYTY/FRBGTVNHXHRFYTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/GTVN/HXHRFYTY/FRBGTVNHXHRFYTY.SMALL.jpg southern haberdasher I recently got the commuter cycling bug and started commuting the 10 mile round trip (scenic route) while in school in Nashville. I made a list if all the things I saw on the Internet I wanted on my bike and then went to work on finding DIY for them. My personal challenge is to keep the cost at unde...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:28:24 PDT
EASY Bike Seatpost Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Bike-Seatpost-Mount/
EASY Bike Seatpost Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/YET3/HXEZ8QLP/FF0YET3HXEZ8QLP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/YET3/HXEZ8QLP/FF0YET3HXEZ8QLP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/YET3/HXEZ8QLP/FF0YET3HXEZ8QLP.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'm going to show you how to make a Bike Seatpost Mount spending less than 5$.Few months ago I made the Bike Handlebar/Fork Mount. It's a really good mount because it allows you to mount your action camera on the handlebar or on the bike's frame (both on rear and front fork)...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 05:49:35 PDT
130 MPG BICYCLE http://www.instructables.com/id/130-MPG-BICYCLE/
130 MPG BICYCLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/POVO/HX7P5YP3/FHBPOVOHX7P5YP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/POVO/HX7P5YP3/FHBPOVOHX7P5YP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/POVO/HX7P5YP3/FHBPOVOHX7P5YP3.SMALL.jpg ContraptionMaker I live about 10 miles away from my job which meant I was using about a gallon of gas a day just to get to and from work. I figured there had to be a better way. I looked at electric bikes and conversion kits but the cost was way more than I wanted to pay. Then there was the 49cc 2-stroke conversion ...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 01:07:27 PDT
Bike better with an LED cadence meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-better-with-an-LED-cadence-meter/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:45:46 PDT
Jogging stroller / bike trailer hack / conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Jogging-stroller-bike-trailer-hack-conversion/
Jogging stroller / bike trailer hack / conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/CD90/HXBG5MV0/FFRCD90HXBG5MV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/CD90/HXBG5MV0/FFRCD90HXBG5MV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/CD90/HXBG5MV0/FFRCD90HXBG5MV0.SMALL.jpg jrobie This instructable will explain how to convert a jogging stroller into a bike trailer for small children, while still allowing the freedom of using it as a jogging stroller. Obtain supplies Supplies:1 jogging stroller (found free or cheap at yard sale)13 hex bolts 13 nuts13 locking washersplenty o...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:07:02 PDT
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-bike-lights-to-LED-conversion/
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SMALL.jpg uersel In early summer 2013 I bought this beat down bicycle, made by NSU (germany). According to the frame number it was built around 1952. The idea was (and still is) to create a bike worthy and capable of towing my red kids-trailer.This instructable is only about the lights of this bike. There will come ...
By: uersel

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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 05:19:48 PDT
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/CyGlow-Bike-Lights-Workshop/
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SMALL.jpg alexglow There are too many intelligent, talented people riding around without any lights, like total idiots (a.k.a. "darkwads"). To help change this, I've been running a workshop called GlowHacker, which puts TRON-worthy light strips on your awesome bike.They're durable! These bad boys stand up to a lot of ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:33:37 PDT
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Barefoot-Friendly-Bike-Pedals/
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SMALL.jpg M3G In the summer I try to go without shoes as much as possible. There's something liberating about having your bare feet in direct contact with the ground. There are benefits to being barefoot too; walking around barefoot also stimulates the flexibility and mobility of your foot, and results in a more ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:57 PDT
Buying used bikes for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Buying-used-bikes-for-beginners/
Buying used bikes for beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/3VCH/GXL5UPFO/F4P3VCHGXL5UPFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/3VCH/GXL5UPFO/F4P3VCHGXL5UPFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/3VCH/GXL5UPFO/F4P3VCHGXL5UPFO.SMALL.jpg JacobAziza (The content in this Instructable first appeared in my new blog at http://biodieselhauling.blogspot.com/ To my 40 Instructables subscribers, and anyone who stumbles across this and likes it, be sure to take a look, as much of what I write isn't quite right for an Instructable.) Bikes are perhaps th...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 10:28:25 PST
Refurbishing an Old Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-an-Old-Bicycle/
Refurbishing an Old Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/HC9F/HWLD29IE/FBNHC9FHWLD29IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/HC9F/HWLD29IE/FBNHC9FHWLD29IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/HC9F/HWLD29IE/FBNHC9FHWLD29IE.SMALL.jpg seanwhalen My girlfriend had a beat up old beach cruiser that she used to ride around the city when she lived in Philadelphia. It was rusty, had a broken pedal, was missing its kickstand, and just needed a lot of TLC. About a year ago, I decided to fix it up and present it to her for her birthday. The resul...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:20:45 PDT
Bike Cleaning and Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Cleaning-and-Maintenance/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SMALL.jpg JustinKirkpatrick There is a lot of maintenance for any bike. Fortunately most of it is pretty easy and if you keep up with it you can keep your ride clean and riding smooth. This is a collection of helpful instructables that any bike owner can use for the upkeep of their bike. Make sure to check out my instructable ...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:18:39 PDT
My Carbon frame flop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Carbon-frame-flop/
My Carbon frame flop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SMALL.jpg alecvanwyk37 There are great success stories on this site, It's the first place I go to get started on a project for some tips and interesting ideas. I thought why not have a failure story on here too......A few years ago I decided to make my own Carbon bicycle frame using things around the house, This is how ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 05:04:51 PDT
Custom Reupholstered Bicycle Saddle http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Reupholstered-Bicycle-Saddle/
Custom Reupholstered Bicycle Saddle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/0YFR/HWCJI3EZ/FC50YFRHWCJI3EZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/0YFR/HWCJI3EZ/FC50YFRHWCJI3EZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/0YFR/HWCJI3EZ/FC50YFRHWCJI3EZ.SMALL.jpg Mark Christian Bolick SUTURE In this Instructable you will learn how to design and construct your own custom reupholstered bicycle saddle out of genuine leather. More advanced instructions will teach you how to add perforations to your embossed logo, as depicted. General instructions will teach you how to emboss a personalized ...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:04:57 PDT
DIY Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Balance-Bike/
DIY Balance Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/NJV7/HW3K81B9/F2PNJV7HW3K81B9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/NJV7/HW3K81B9/F2PNJV7HW3K81B9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/NJV7/HW3K81B9/F2PNJV7HW3K81B9.SMALL.jpg Mojo_JoJo During this summer holiday I decided to give my 20 month old son his own set of wheels, he had already been eyeing the bigger kids on their cycles for some time and I a summer project to hone my woodworking skills as well. Some internet research got my mind set on a balance bike. As it so happens I ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:26:10 PDT